There are urban legends about virtually anything you can think of, including home security. While this can be an emotive topic, it is time to shed some light on these misconceptions. Some of the most common home security urban legends – and the truth about them – can be found here.
All Break-Ins Occur at Night
Television has popularized the image of the cat-burglar, clad in all-black, climbing up into an open window and then scurrying around the home taking anything valuable in their handy knapsack all while you sleep, completely unaware of what is going on […]
Did you know that hackers, spammers and other nefarious online individuals don’t take time off? That’s right, they “keep at it” throughout the year, even on holidays meant for family and friends, including Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, their devious efforts to infiltrate your system get even more manipulative as the holidays approach – after all, this is when people are spending and doing more than other times during the year.
One of the most common “tricks” used by these individuals is sending emails to individuals in your company with the subject line of “Thanksgiving.” Once opened, the email leads to a […]
Unfortunately, at some point or another, everyone has this experience. They are ready to go inside their house, after a long hard day, only to discover they are locked out. There’s no need to be ashamed – this is an all-too-common experience. The good news is, there are a few tips that can be used to help prevent a home lockout, which are found here.
Double and Triple Check before Closing Your Door
The easiest way you can prevent being locked out is to double check that you have your keys. While this may be easier […]
For most pet owners, their animals are extremely important parts of their lives. While it is easy to take care of Fluffy and Rover while your home, what happens when you’re at work, or just away from home?
Thankfully, there are several things you can do to help protect your furry friends while you are away.
Install a home security system. You need to make sure to choose one that includes video surveillance, as well as remote video access. This will allow you to check on your pets from any smartphone, tablet, computer or another Internet-enabled […]